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Zoo Night at Bright Nights

Join us for Zoo Night at Bright Nights on Wednesday, Dec. 6 and Wednesday, Dec. 13 from 5 - 7:30 p.m. A portion of The Zoo will be lit up with holiday lights, and guests can experience keeper talks, free hot cider, and a chance to take a photo with Santa. Tickets will be sold at The Zoo gate at the following rates:

$5 - Non-member adult

$3 - Member adult

$1 - Children (ages 1-12)

Free for children under 1 and those with a military ID.

Zoo Night is an add-on experience to your Bright Nights visit and admission is in addition to the cost of your Bright Nights ticket. Zoo admission is sold at The Zoo gate the nights of the event. Ticket sales end at 7 p.m. Bright Nights tickets must be purchased in advance. Visit for more information and to purchase.